Election 2016

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Is the President America Deserves

Another day, another insult from president-elect Donald Trump. As you have no doubt heard, on the eve of MLK weekend Trump took to attacking the […]


How to Be a True Ally in Trump’s America

Who would have ever imagined living in a world where images of safety pins would be tacked onto buildings? Walking past Metropolitan Cafe in University […]


Trump’s Victory Has Me Considering Gun Ownership

Another day, another incident. Across Philadelphia and around the nation, you can’t help but notice that marginalized people — whether Muslim or of color, LGBTQ […]

Donald Trump at a rally

After Trump’s Win, White Liberals Are Now a Minority

Around 2:40 a.m. on election night, I left the watch party I’d been attending and took an Uber home. It was shortly after the Associated […]


The Totally Nonpartisan Election Day Drinking Game

My friends, it’s been a long, long road to Election 2016, and it’s not over yet. In the meantime, there’s not much for us to […]


Looking for an Election Night Party?

Looking to be out in public as the results come in this evening? We pulled together the best parties being held around town. City Tap […]


Where to Watch the Election Returns

Pickings are slim for election night watch parties, probably because most of us will be at home hiding under the covers, waiting for this all […]

Melania Trump

On Main Line, Melania Trump Vows to Fight Bullying

Melania Trump will be taking away her husband’s phone if he becomes president. Every First Lady has a cause. Eleanor Roosevelt fought for civil rights. […]


LGBTQ Event of the Week: Liberty City LGBTQ Bar Crawl

For its star-studded appeal and booze-worthy politics, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is the Liberty City Democratic Club’s LGBT Bar Tour. In what […]


Opinion: Marc Lamont Hill, I Can’t ‘Afford’ a Donald Trump Presidency

Trailblazing Black gay civil rights activist Bayard Rustin once said, “Let us be enraged about injustice, but let us not be destroyed by it.” In […]

Pennsylvania constitutional amendment to abolish Philadelphia traffic court

Abolishing Traffic Court Will Be Your Most Satisfying Vote Ever

Editor’s Note: This is an opinion column from Philadelphia magazine reporter Dan McQuade. There is much on the line in today’s Pennsylvania primary. Voters head […]


Hillary Clinton Blasts Trump at City Hall Rally

Backed by local Democratic leaders past and present, Hillary Clinton held a boisterous, picturesque rally inside the City Hall courtyard a day before Pennsylvania and […]


Could Pennsylvania Hold the Key to Stopping Trump?

Donald Trump looks likely to capture the Republican nomination. He generally leads the polls and is favored by betting markets. Republicans, though, could take the […]